Mahindra Scorpio N and Thar Go Toe-to-Toe in Classic Drag Race

A YouTuber conducts a drag race among the famed kins of the Mahindra family.

Scorpio N and Thar are two prominent members of the Mahindra family and they are seen going head-to-head in this classic drag race. Mahindra has updated both these SUVs to meet the latest safety and features standards prevalent in our age. Both these products have been around for years in our market. People love them for their distinct idiosyncrasies. However, we shall compare the performance of the two in a straight line via this drag race competition.

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Mahindra Scorpio N vs Thar – Drag Race

The video has been created by Arun Panwar on YouTube. He has these two SUVs in their latest iterations for this race. For the first round, the Traction Control and AC on both SUVs have been turned OFF. On the count of three, the drivers of the SUVs accelerate hard. The Scorpio was able to take the lead from the beginning and maintained it till the end of the race. However, the gap was not too large. For the second round, the same result followed but the Thar was able to match the performance of the Scorpio.

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The team decided to perform a few rounds after swapping the drivers. This ensures that the results are consistent by taking into consideration the driving mannerisms of different drivers. However, the driver behind the wheel of the Scorpio now is not well-versed in the manual transmission. As a result, he ended up losing the subsequent rounds. But that can’t be attributed to the SUV. Hence, it could be safely concluded that the Scorpio N is the quicker of the two SUVs at least on a drag strip.

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Specs Comparison

The Thar used in this drag race comes with a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine that develops 130 hp and 320 Nm with the automatic transmission. On the other hand, the Scorpio N also comes with the same 2.2-litre mHawk diesel mill that churns out a much higher 175 hp and 370 Nm of peak power and torque with the manual variant. We would like to caution our readers to not perform such races in your cars for safety reasons. These YouTubers take precautions before making such videos. Do share your thoughts on this drag race.

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Mahindra Scorpio N vs Thar - Drag Race
Mahindra Scorpio N vs Thar – Drag Race

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